Consolevania - Season 1, Episode 1. The first ever episode of Consolevania, originally released March 2004 via. CD, due to the lack of internet on the side of the creators. The series is made in Scotland and game reviews are usually based on UK release schedules, or imports. Reviews are commonly the main consoles, but not handhelds. PC reviews start in series 2. This episode includes the first sight of Legend and the introduction of Hitler, as well as the Shenmue drinking game, a interview with... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Consolevania, videogame, videogame review, Legend, Hitler, Overblood, Shenmue, Drinking game,...
LibriVox recording of Zadig, or the Book of Fate, by Voltaire. Zadig, ou La Destinée, ("Zadig, or The Book of Fate") (1747) is a famous novel written by Enlightenment philosopher Voltaire. It tells the story of Zadig, a philosopher in ancient Babylonia. The author does not attempt any historical accuracy, and some of the problems Zadig faces are thinly disguised references to social and political problems of Voltaire's own day. The book is philosophical in nature, and presents human... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: philosophy, enlightenment, satire, audiobook, librivox Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Consolevania - Season 1, Episode 2. This episode includes A Day In The Life... with both a poor and rich gamer. Hitler gets annoyed at GAME, and cosplay is given the Consolevania treatment. Also includes Legend interviewing the public and several videogame reviews. Available in 2 formats: originally released MPEG1 and a secondary release as DivX5, as well as standard MPEG4 versions. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Consolevania, videogame, videogame review, Legend, Hitler, cosplay, Glass Rose, Kya, Biohazard:...
LibriVox recording of Plato's "Republic" read by LibriVox volunteers. The Republic is a Socratic dialogue by Plato, written in approximately 380 BC. It is one of the most influential works of philosophy and political theory, and arguably Plato's best known work. In it, Socrates and various other Athenians and foreigners discuss the meaning of justice and whether the just man is happier than the unjust man by constructing an imaginary city ruled by philosopher-kings. The dialogue also... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: LibriVox, audio books, philosophy, ancient Greek philosophy Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
THE DIALOGUES OF PLATO TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH WITH ANALYSES AND INTRODUCTIONS BY B. JOWETT, M.A. MOISTER OF BALLIOL COLLEGE REGIUS PROFESSOR OF GREEK IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD DOCTOR IN THEOLOGY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF LEYDEN IN FIVE VOLUMES VOL. I. THIRD EDITION CONTENTS CHARMIDES, LYSIS, LACHES, PROTAGORAS, EUTHYDEMUS, CRATYLUS, PHAEDRUS, ION, SYMPOSIUM ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Plato, Socrates, Dialectic, audio book, B. JOWETT, audiobook
LibriVox recording of MUTUAL AID: A FACTOR OF EVOLUTION, by Peter Kropotkin. Read by Enko. Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution is a book by Peter Kropotkin on the subject of mutual aid, written while he was living in exile in England. It was first published by William Heinemann in London in October 1902. The individual chapters had originally been published in 1890-96 as a series of essays in the British monthly literary magazine, Nineteenth Century. Written partly in response to Social Darwinism... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, science, evolution, non-fiction Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The Critique of Pure Reason, first published in 1781 with a second edition in 1787, has been called the most influential and important philosophical text of the modern age.Kant saw the Critique of Pure Reason as an attempt to bridge the gap between rationalism (there are significant ways in which our concepts and knowledge are gained independently of sense experience) and empiricism (sense experience is the ultimate source of all our concepts and knowledge) and, in particular, to counter the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: epistemology, metaphysics, critical philosophy, critical system, first critique, transcendental... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The conquest of bread by Peter Kropotkin. Read by Enko. In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the fallacies of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he believes they create poverty and scarcity while promoting privilege. He goes on to propose a more decentralised economic system based on mutual aid and voluntary cooperation, asserting that the tendencies for this kind of organisation already exist, both in evolution and in human... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: audiobooks, librivox, literature, kropotkin, politics, philosophy Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Voltaire was an atheist. Diderot was Enlightened. But trite titles seldom encompass completely the beliefs of any individual. And this one fact is certainly true when dealing with Sir Francis Bacon.The youngest son of Sir Nicholas Bacon, Francis was born in Strand, London, on Jan. 22, 1561. He went to Trinity College at Cambridge. He was elected to Parliament; he was Queen's Counsel; he even became Attorney General before finally gaining the position of Lord Chancellor.But as do the careers of... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: essay, francis bacon, philosophy Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater. The Elements of Style (1918) by William Strunk, Jr. is an American English writing style guide. It is one of the best-known and most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required reading in U.S. high school and university composition classes. The original 1918 edition of The Elements of Style detailed eight elementary rules of usage, ten elementary... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Librivox, audiobook, languages Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Summa Theologica, Prima Pars, Questions 1-26, by Thomas Aquinas. Read by Jim Ruddy. The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written between 1265 and 1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas (c. 1225–1274) although it was never finished. It was intended as a manual for beginners as a compilation of all of the main theological teachings of that time. It summarizes the reasonings for almost all points of Christian theology in the West,... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 4 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, aquinas, religion Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of Siddhartha, by Hermann Hesse. Translated by Gunther Olesch, Anke Dreher, Amy Coulter, Stefan Langer and Semyon Chaichenets Read by Adrian Praetzellis Siddhartha is one of the great philosophical novels. Profoundly insightful, it is also a beautifully written story that begins as Siddhartha, son of an Indian Brahman, leaves his family and begins a lifelong journey towards Enlightenment. On the way he faces the entire range of human experience and emotion: he lives with... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, allegory, India, Gautama Buddha, spiritual journey, enlightenment,... Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text